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02/29/2012 10:08 am ET

1 In 5 Older Americans Scrimp On Health Care To Save Money

If you’ve ever thought twice about going to the doctor or taking a pill because of the cost, you likely aren’t alone.

About 20 percent of Americans over the age of 50 are switching to cheaper prescriptions, failing to take the medicine they are supposed to or skipping trips to the doctor to save money, according to a new research from a Washington-based think tank.

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